Emory University
Last Updated: May 25, 2023

Emory UniversityFounded in 1836, Emory University is a national center for teaching, research, and service, awarding more than 5,090 undergraduate and graduate degrees in 2021-2022. It is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 25 universities in the US (ranked 21st in the 2022 report) https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges/emory-university-1564. In 1966 the University’s Board of Trustees integrated all of Emory’s health components into the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center. The Woodruff Health Sciences Center joins those components of Emory University concerned with patient care, education of health professionals, research affecting health and illness, and policies for prevention and treatment of disease. Its components include the following: school of medicine, nursing, and public health; Emory National Primate Research Center; Winship Cancer Institute; Emory Global Health Institute, and Emory Healthcare, making it the most comprehensive health system in Georgia https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges/emory-university-1564. Emory University is one of the most collaborative, robust, talented, industrious, resourceful, and successful research enterprises in the nation. This research has an impact, saves and improves lives, and transforms the ways in which we prevent, detect, and treat disease. Researchers at Emory University achieved a new funding milestone of $944.5 million during FY2022. This extraordinary achievement breaks the institution’s previous record of $894.7 million last fiscal year and represents our first year exceeding $900 million. The units of the WHSC brought in $899.5 million—or 95 percent—of that record-breaking total. 

Funded Research at Emory

Researchers at Emory University received $944.5 million from external funding agencies in fiscal year 2022.  Research support has grown by more than 55 percent over the last five years, and 2022 marked the first time funding crossed $900 million. This year's funding represents a 6 percent increase over last year's record high.

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